VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 1, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Coastal Contacts Inc. (TSX:COA) (Stockholm:COA) ("Coastal Contacts"or "Coastal"), the leading online retailer of prescription eyeglasses and contact lenses announced today that it has placed orders for five additional state-of-the-art eyeglasses edging systems. The systems are industry leading in terms of production capacity and low rates of rejection as compared with comparable systems currently installed in eyeglasses labs around the world. The systems are to be installed early in 2011. "We believe Coastal is uniquely positioned at the front of the pack in the emerging online eyeglasses business, from the customer's perspective," stated Roger Hardy, Coastal's Founder and CEO. "Our experience in the past two months reinforces the belief that there will be a fundamental shift in the way consumers purchase eyeglasses, as we have been able to generate unprecedented online eyeglasses order volumes in our North American markets.
Coastal Contacts To Double Eyeglasses Manufacturing Capacity
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